The Biological Sciences Greenhouse at OSU has been fortunate to have multiple bloomings of the Titan Arum, aka, the corpse flower. They have its smaller but also smelly cousin, the Voodoo Lily. From its bruise-colored bloom that resembles a corpse, to its stench of rotting flesh, this tropical flower masks its beauty to attract its pollinators.
WOSU News Archives For: November 3, 2005
Local leaders held a public show of support today for State Issue One. Pressing for the bill’s passage from the steps of city hall, Columbus Mayor Coleman touted the $2 billion bond program as indispensable. But critics say the General Assembly’s addition of Third Frontier funding is an inefficient use of public money.
The American Red Cross is looking for 40-thousand volunteers willing to spend three weeks in the southern U-S helping Hurricane victims. The Columbus chapter is adding training classes to accommodate additional volunteers.